February 16, 2017
USBs are the most popular and the most driving promotional gadgets of the era. It is a must buy and there is almost no one who doesn’t have a USB flash drive with them. Besides this, all those people who do not have a USB yet are definitely about to buy one soon. However, just like you need to know about each and every aspect before buying these promotional gadgets like laptop cases, power banks, stylus pens, etc. The same goes for USBs for which you need to know some things well before buying too. Thus, this article can be the very best guide that you can have to know just that you need to know without wasting much of your precious time.
So what is a USB anyway?
A USB stands for Universal Serial Bus. It has a very great speed mode known as the super speed mode or the SS mode. It is the same reason why the transfer rate of these USBs is increased for up to 10 times in comparison to others. They have three variants in all which is why their speeds can differ. They include the USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 that were introduced in 2013 and then later in 2015 a newer version was brought to the world as well. This is the USB 3.1 version and it offers twice the speed of the USB 3.0 version. The transfer rates and data transfer varies in both and the tow directional transfer variant USBs are the ones which are used today.
What do they have?
These USB 3 versions are the most common variants of USBs used today and are simply known as normal USBs. Today they are used for promotional purposes and other areas to fit different needs. These include custom USBs, custom wallet card USBs, and other custom keychain USBs, etc too. They have 8 connector lines in them and transfer information at the rate of 4,800 Mbps. The USB ports are made in such a way that they can be used on ports of both USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 as well. However, the speed will be transferred at the same rate that is offered for the earlier USB versions to which the port actually belongs.
Which version is sufficient?
While people might be confused as to which one is sufficient, there is no need to do that because even though USB 3 versions are common but a USB 2 version is very sufficient for transferring large files easily.
How many songs can a flash drive have?
If you are talking about a normal 128 GB USB then you can have the same amount of songs on a USB 3 while the rate will be slower. Once can save about 25,000 songs maximum in it. Some of the most renowned examples of the USB industry include SanDisk, Roofull, Patriot, etc
Now that you have known the key things needed to be known before buying USBs, you can get rid of all your confusions and head forwards to buy one with full confidence and information too.